Music

13 Jul 20180 Contributed Article The 1891 Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the Beatles’ classic 1968 animated film “Yellow Submarine.” It will be screened on Sat., July 14, and Tues., July 17, at 7:30 p.m. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its original release, the film has been restored, remastered and re-released to give Beatles fans of all ages the opportunity to come together and share in this visually stunning movie and soundtrack. “Yellow Submarine,” based upon a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, is a fantastic tale brimming with peace, love, and hope,...

2 Jul 20180 The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jackson Rohm will be the featured performer for the first concert of the 2018 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series. Held on Thursday, July 5th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., the performance will take place at Lakeside Park, located along Route 394 in the Village of Mayville, NY. Jackson Rohm has been performing as a solo performer for many years. Now a resident of California, he comes back to his home town in the summer to perform at different venues, including our summer concert series at which he is a favorite. He has created a catalog of original...

23 Jun 20180 Erie, PA: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce Lake Erie Cyclefest will add two new rides to its second annual event, as it partners with Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival, creating a packaged Rhythm and Ride Weekend. The event will kick off Thursday, August 2 and feature six total cycling events through Sunday, August 5. Proceeds from Lake Erie Cyclefest will once again benefit EmergyCare, WQLN and the YMCA of Greater Erie. Representatives from each organization, as well as VisitErie, the Erie Sports Commission, Erie Arts & Culture, Erie County and City of Erie announced the updated event at a press conference on Tuesday,...

15 Jun 20180 FREDONIA – The Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival celebrates its 23rd year when it returns to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House June 15-17. Under Artistic Director Grant Cooper, the series of three concerts explores both the masterworks and lesser-known orchestral music of 17th and 18th century Baroque composers. While the music of J.S. Bach is the foundation of the Festival, performances also often feature music by familiar composers such as Vivaldi and Handel. The “Beyond” in the Festival’s name refers to the inclusion of works of other lesser-known (and some present-day) composers who are artistically linked to the more...

23 May 20180 On May 21, Rolling Hills Radio will present Robin and Linda Williams, musicians who are internationally known for their harmony singing and songwriting talents. The show will be recorded live for radio and television at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown, NY. "What better way could there possibly be to bring our 8th, and most successful season to a close?" asks Ken Hardley, the show's producer and host. "Since 1976, Robin and Linda, who have frequently appeared on the 'A Prairie Home Companion' stage, will be making their first-ever appearance in Jamestown. When I asked ... and they said yes, I was absolutely delighted!" As Hardley and others...

11 May 20180 – Jamestown High School is proud to announce that it has been awarded the GRAMMY Museum's GRAMMY Signature Schools Community Award. The award provides recognition and support to economically underserved public high school music programs in selected communities nationwide. As a GRAMMY Signature School Award recipient, JHS is one of only 100 schools in the nation to receive a Community Award of $2,000 to benefit their music programs. Selections are made proactively by the GRAMMY Museum seeking to find schools where the funding will have the most impact. During the 2017–2018 school year, the Hot Topic Foundation provided funding for the...

27 Apr 20180 Jamestown, N.Y. – The Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall at Chautauqua Institution is widely recognized as one of the premier performance venues in the region. On Sunday, May 6, it will ring with music performed by the orchestras of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS). The 4 p.m. Spring Gala Concert will feature the student musicians of CRYS's Young Artists Orchestra and String Chamber Orchestra. They will be under the direction of acclaimed conductor and performer Bryan Eckenrode, who has been the organization's Conductor and Music Director since 2003. The varied program includes works ranging from Haydn, Mozart, Grieg and Bach to...

26 Mar 20180 Internationally recognized jazz vibraphonist Christos Rafalides will visit the State University of New York at School of Music on Wednesday, April 4, to participate in an afternoon rehearsal of the Fredonia Student Association Percussion Guild, from 3 to 5 p.m., in Mason Hall Room 1080, and perform in concert with the same ensemble at 8 p.m. at Rosch Recital Hall. Both events are free and open to the public. After earning a B.A. from Berklee College of Music, Mr. Rafalides, who was born in Greece, relocated to New York City to study with acclaimed jazz vibraphonist Joe Locke at the Manhattan School of Music and immersed himself in the...
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